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Lemington Power Station

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Lemington Power Station, a coal-fired power station on the Lemington Gut, a backwater of the River Tyne, at Lemington west of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Built by Newcastle and District Electric Lighting Co. Lemington provided power to a tram system, as well as lighting local streets and houses.

1903 The station was opened with generating capacity of 970 kilowatts.

1919 The station closed

1946 Partially demolished but then was locally listed.

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